Dress: Kay Em May
I’ve been sitting on this dress reveal for a few months, but as the weather gets cooler, I knew I would only have a few more opportunities to wear it before next summer so I thought I’d better do it now, or never!
The dress arrived in early January: custom-made to my measurements, and posted astonishingly quickly from the States, by the lovely Kasey from the Etsy shop Kay Em Kay.
It’s a great fit – perhaps a little snug at the bust, but that’s probably due to my dodgy measurement taking. The length is ideal, the tulip-style skirt the perfect volume, and Kasey even included lovely deep POCKETS for me as a surprise!
She usually does these dresses in a variety of floral prints, but as my wardrobe is bursting at the seams with floral print frocks, I thought I’d request it in classic black.
It’s such an elegant dress and provides the base for a deceptively simple looking outfit (at least from the front) that can be played up with colorful accessories when the mood strikes.
I was thrilled that the dress arrived before the wedding, because it’s the perfect “going away” dress. Why, you ask? Because of this: